Alabama vs Georgia Odds, Spead, Prediction & Player Props (Jan. 31)

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Jan 27, 2024; Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA; Alabama defender Mark Sears (1), Alabama defender Aaron Estrada, and Alabama guardant Jarin Stevenson (15) observe aft Sears scored astatine Coleman Coliseum. Alabama defeated LSU 109-88. Mandatory Credit: Gary Cosby Jr.-USA TODAY Sports

  • The #24 Alabama Crimson Tide caput to Athens to look nan Georgia Bulldogs connected Wednesday night
  • Alabama has a half-game lead astatine nan apical of nan SEC standings
  • See nan Alabama vs Georgia odds, subordinate props, and predictions for Jan. 31

With a 6-1 grounds successful SEC play truthful far, nan #24 Alabama Crimson Tide (14-6, 2-3 away, 12-8 ATS) clasp a slim half-game lead connected 6-2 South Carolina pinch a trio of teams astatine 5-2. On Wednesday night, nan Tide tin support their perch atop nan convention standings pinch a triumph complete nan Georgia Bulldogs (14-6, 11-1 home, 11-8-1 ATS) astatine Stegeman Coliseum successful Athens (6:30 p.m. ET).

Sitting astatine 4-3, nan Bulldogs would move wrong a crippled of nan Tide if they’re capable to prime up different location win. But oddsmakers database Alabama has a sizable favourite successful Wednesday’s college hoops odds.

Alabama vs Georgia Odds

Team Spread Moneyline Total
Alabama Crimson Tide -5.5 (-115) -278 O  165.5 (-115)
Georgia Bulldogs +5.5 (-105) +225 U 165.5 (-105)

Alabama is 5.5-point chalk and -278 connected nan moneyline pinch nan Dawgs coming backmost astatine +225 to amended to 11-1 astatine Stegeman Coliseum. The crippled full of 165.5 is nan second-highest connected nan committee among Wednesday’s 43 Division I games. (Only Florida vs Kentucky has a higher full astatine 171.5.)

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Alabama sits conscionable extracurricular nan top-ten favorites successful nan March Madness odds astatine +2829 connected average. At +25000, Georgia has nan fifth-longest nationalist title likelihood among SEC teams.

Alabama Winners of Eight of Past Nine

After starting nan play a mediocre 6-5 – pinch losses to Ohio State (66th astatine KenPom), Clemson (34th), Purdue (2nd), Creighton (16th), and Arizona (4th) – Alabama has won 8 of its past 9 and raced to nan apical of nan SEC standings successful nan process.  Their only stumble successful that span was an disfigured 20-points setback astatine Tennessee connected Jan. 20 (91-71) but they responded pinch a brace of wins complete Auburn (79-75 home) and LSU (109-88 home).

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Senior defender Mark Sears (20.0 PPG, 3.9 APG) has has been electrical of late, scoring astatine slightest 21 points successful six of his past seven. After shooting conscionable 34.5% from 3 past season, he’s a deadly 43.7% from beyond nan arc this year. As a team, nan Tide beryllium 11th successful nan full federation successful three-point percent (38.9%) while shooting 47.7% of their shots from 3 (15th-most).

Their deadly accuracy from heavy – and their propensity to return threes – has Alabama’s discourtesy rated first retired of each 362 DI teams successful efficiency.

Georgia Almost Perfect astatine Home

The Bulldogs are conscionable 3-3 straight-up successful their past six but 2 of nan 3 losses came connected nan roadworthy (105-96 astatine Kentucky and 102-98 OT astatine Florida). The different was a tight 85-79 setback astatine location to Tennessee (which is rated 5th successful wide efficiency) which dropped UGA’s location grounds to 11-1 this season.

Georgia’s champion location triumph of nan play came successful conscionable its 2nd crippled of nan year, an 80-77 triumph complete Wake Forest, which now sits 39th astatine KenPom.

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The Bulldogs person a scoring-by-committee approach, led by a fistful of upperclassmen. Senior guards Jabri Abdur-Rahim (13.4 PPG) and Noah Thomasson (11.9 PPG) are nan team’s top-two scorers while inferior RJ Melendez (11.1 PPG) is besides successful double-figures, and 4 much players are complete 7.0 PPG.

Center Russel Tchewa (7.2 PPG, 6.9 RPG, 0.7 BPG) is nan only existent front-court subordinate who logs large minutes for UGA. The Bulldogs request much from nan USF transportation connected nan boards connected a nightly basis. He averaged 8.6 RPG for nan Bulls past play and is astatine conscionable 6.9 this year, a large portion of why UGA rates  238th successful violative rebounding and 259th successful protect rebounding. Tchewa is trending up successful that department, though, signaling back-to-back 11-rebound games.

Alabama vs Georgia Player Props

Player Points Rebounds Assists Three-Pointers Made
Aaron Estrada (ALA) 12.5 (Ov -120 | Un -110) 5.5 (Ov +110 | Un -140) 3.5 (Ov -150 | Un +115) 1.5 (Ov -140 | Un +110)
Grant Nelson (ALA) 12.5 (Ov -105 | Un -125) 6.5 (Ov -110 | Un -115) OFF 0.5 (Ov -190 | Un +150)
Jabri Abdur-Rahim (UGA) 11.5 (Ov -115 | Un -110) 4.5 (Ov -115 | Un -115) OFF 1.5 (Ov -130 | Un -100)
Latrell Wrightsell Jr (ALA) 11.5 (Ov -120 | Un -105) 3.5 (Ov -125 | Un -100) OFF 2.5 (Ov -115 | Un -110)
Mark Sears (ALA) 20.5 (Ov -110 | Un -115) 3.5 (Ov -110 | Un -115) 3.5 (Ov -165| Un +130) 2.5 (Ov +130 | Un -165)
Noah Thomasson (UGA) 11.5 (Ov -125 | Un -105) 2.5 (Ov -105 | Un -125) OFF 1.5 (Ov +110 | Un -140)
Russel Tchewa (UGA) 9.5 (Ov -100 | Un -130) 7.5 (Ov -130 | Un -100) OFF OFF
Rylan Griffen (ALA) 11.5 (Ov -120 | Un -105) 4.5 (Ov -125 | Un -1-5) OFF 1.5 (Ov -165 | Un +130)
Silas Demary Jr (UGA) 11.5 (Ov -115 | Un -115) 3.5 (Ov -125 | Un -105) 2.5 (Ov +110 | Un -140) OFF

College hoops subordinate props from DraftKings.

The Bama/UGA subordinate props database Tide defender Mark Sears pinch a monolithic constituent full of 20.5. No different subordinate connected nan committee is complete 12.5.

UGA’s seven-foot halfway Russel Tchewa has nan highest rebound number for nan nighttime astatine 7.5. As mentioned, he’s only averaging 6.9 RPG connected nan play but has grabbed astatine slightest 9 successful each of nan past 3 games.

Alabama vs Georgia Prediction

Georgia’s only nonaccomplishment astatine location this play was a narrow, back-and-forth matter pinch Tennessee, a existent national-championship contender. The Bulldogs led that crippled by arsenic galore arsenic 11 points successful nan 2nd half earlier UT closed connected a 15-1 run. This senior-laden UGA roster is much than tin of moving pinch nan Tide, and +225 is simply a generous value for a Georgia upset.

In what is apt to beryllium an up-tempo, high-possession game, location should beryllium nary shortage of rebound opportunities for some teams. If Tchewa tin enactment connected nan tribunal – and he’s been reasonably bully connected that beforehand this season, averaging conscionable 2.3 fouls per crippled – he should scope nan complete connected his rebound full of 7.5 comfortably.

BAMA vs UGA picks:

  • Georgia moneyline (+225)
  • Tchewa complete 7.5 rebounds (-100)

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